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Fried Plantains Kelewele Recipe

Fried Plantains Kelewele Recipe

Ghana Fried Plantains Kelewele Recipe


Kelewele (kelli welli) is one of Ghana’s most popular street food snacks sold by street hawkers. Easy to make, kelewele are plantain cubes, sprinkled with ginger, hot pepper and fried in palm oil.


Kelewele (kelli welli) is one of Ghana’s most popular street food snacks sold by street hawkers. Easy to make, kelewele are plantain cubes, sprinkled with ginger, hot pepper and fried in palm oil.

Kelewele fried plantain snack street food


Ingredients:
3 yellow plantains peeled and diced
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
Palm oil for frying


Directions:

In a frying pan with just enough oil to allow plantains to float, over medium high heat, heat oil then fry plantains until golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper, sprinkle with spices and serve.

Easy to make, kelewele are plantain cubes, sprinkled with ginger, hot pepper and fried in palm oil.
Kelewele

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